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    • copperclock
    • By copperclock 8th Oct 17, 5:19 PM
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    Lie about student loan and 'living elsewhere'?
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    • 8th Oct 17, 5:19 PM
    Lie about student loan and 'living elsewhere'? 8th Oct 17 at 5:19 PM

    My DS lives with me and his step-dad. We have a fairly high household income. Therefore, when the time comes, DS will only be entitled to apply for the minimum maintenance element of the student loan.

    His father and step-mother have a lower income. His father has suggested that he apply for student finance under his address so that he can get a larger maintenance loan. He wouldn't actually be living there.

    Please tell me why this is a good/bad idea. My hunch is that it's bad.
    Last edited by copperclock; 08-10-2017 at 5:32 PM.
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    • z1a
    • By z1a 9th Oct 17, 7:22 PM
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    I would say that's subjective though as it depends just as much on the subject they are taking. I attended two Russel universities, one undergrad one post grad and my job (teaching) doesnt pay back a huge load of my debt however my relative who attended a non russel uni doing a lucrative subject paid back his student loan very quickly.
    Originally posted by Zeni
    You should have gone to a Russell uni.
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